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BettyHenshawBetty Don Henshaw, 67, passed away Friday, April 19, 2013 at home. She was born March 14, 1946 in Winchester, Tenn. the daughter of the late Sara Louise (Donaldson) and Loel Bennett. She died from the complications from Goodpasture's disease which caused her kidneys to fail. She was preceded in death by her parents. She is survived by Andy Henshaw, her husband of almost fifty years; and one daughter, Lisa (Jon Paul) Wallace; and two loving grandsons, Andrew and Jonathan Wallace; and sister, Barclay McCoy, of Madisonville, Ky. Betty Don graduated from Franklin County High School in 1963. She attended Vanderbilt, The University of the South and MTSU prior to graduating from pharmacy school at the University of Georgia. She worked for two years in retail pharmacy. She came back to Winchester in 1972 and worked at Bennett's Pharmacy with her father. She also worked at Franklin County Hospital for a year. As well as working at Bennett's Pharmacy, she provided pharmaceutical services and consulting to Beverly Health Care now known as Golden Living for twenty years. She was a Fellow in the American Society of Consultant Pharmacists. She was a member of the American Pharmaceutical Association and the Tennessee Pharmaceutical Association. She was the first pharmacist to incorporate computers in her pharmacy. She also expanded Bennett's Pharmacy doubling in size. She and her daughter were partners. Betty Don was a caring and compassionate friend to many. She opened her door late at night for many families with sick children. She worked tirelessly for 14 to 16 hours a day. She also took pleasure un helping people further their education. Her favorite hobbies were her political and civic duties. She worked for many governors, senators and congressmen until her health declined. She served as Mayor of Decherd. She was in her 4th term as Mayor when she was diagnosed with Goodpature's Disease. She did not want to resign from her duties but her health forced her to do so. She was a member of the Winchester Rotary Club, American Society of Consultant Pharmacists, American Pharmaceutical Association, Tennessee Pharmaceutical Association, Paul Harris Fellow in Rotary Club, and was selected as Jaycee Outstanding Female in the 1980's. We want to thank special friend, Dana Limbaugh, Patricia Miller, Sharon McGee, Donnie Duncan, Karen Morris, Joyce Farmer, Dr. Lynn Williams, Carolyn Corprew, Irene Roets and Hospice Compassus. We appreciate all the prayers and cards from friends and others in the community. Any donations that you would like to make should be directed to the Sara Louise Bennett Scholarship Fund, care of US Bank, Decherd, TN. A funeral service will be at 10 a.m. on Monday, May 13, at the Winchester Cumberland Presbyterian Church located at 200 2nd Ave. NW Winchester, Tennessee 37398 with the Rev. Michael Clark and Rev. Phillip Falk officiating. Interment will be in Mt. Garner Cemetery, Decherd, TN. The family will receive friends from 4-9 p.m. on Sunday, April 21, 2013, at the Winchester Cumberland Presbyterian Church. Arrangement by Moore-Cortner Funeral Home, 300 First Ave. NW, Winchester. (931)967-2222 www.moorecortner.com

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